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Tropical Storm GERT


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TROPICAL STORM GERT ADVISORY NUMBER   4
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
4 AM CDT SUN JUL 24 2005
 
...GERT RE-ORGANIZING NORTH OF THE PREVIOUS TRACK...

A TROPICAL STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM PALMA SOLA TO LA
CRUZ.  TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE NORTH OF THE
WARNING AREA AS FAR NORTH AS LA PESCA.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
DATA FROM A NOAA AIRCRAFT INDICATE THAT THE CENTER OF GERT HAS
REFORMED NORTH OF THE PREVIOUS CENTER.  AT 4 AM CDT...0900Z...THE
CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM GERT WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 21.0
NORTH... LONGITUDE 95.4 WEST OR ABOUT 180 MILES... 290 KM...
EAST-SOUTHEAST OF TAMPICO MEXICO.
 
GERT IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH
...17 KM/HR...AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT
24 HOURS.  ON THE FORECAST TRACK...THE CENTER OF GERT IS EXPECTED
TO REACH THE COASTLINE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA THIS EVENING.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR  40 MPH... 65 KM/HR...WITH HIGHER
GUSTS.  SOME STRENGTHENING IS EXPECTED DURING THE DAY TODAY PRIOR TO
LANDFALL.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO  60 MILES
... 95 KM FROM THE CENTER.
 
ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1011 MB...29.85 INCHES.
 
TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 7 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS UP
TO 10 INCHES OVER MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN...ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS EASTERN
MEXICO.  THESE RAINS COULD CAUSE LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS AND
MUD SLIDES...ESPECIALLY IN AREAS PREVIOUSLY AFFECTED BY HURRICANE
EMILY.

REPEATING THE 4 AM CDT POSITION...21.0 N... 95.4 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 10 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS... 40 MPH.  MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1011 MB.
 
AN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
HURRICANE CENTER AT 7 AM CDT FOLLOWED BY THE NEXT
COMPLETE ADVISORY AT 10 AM CDT.
 
FORECASTER FRANKLIN
 
 
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